The ABC’s of Behavior

The ABC’s of Behavior

Let’s talk about the ABCs. The ABCs of behavior that is. The ABCs of behavior stand for Antecedent, Behavior, and Consequence. Antecedent  What occurred right before the behavior  What was the setting event? Behavior  The behavior What did it look like?  Consequence  What occurred right after the behavior A consequence can increase the likelihood of […]

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4th of July Social Story

4th of July Social Story

Happy 4th of July! For many American’s, The Fourth of July is a fun holiday to spend with friends and family at picnics, parades, and firework shows. For kids with autism or sensory sensitivities, The Fourth of July can sometimes be over-stimulating or challenging for them for a variety of reasons. Our team has worked […]

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Tips from ABA: Potty Training

Tips from ABA: Potty Training

Potty Training Tips Potty training is an exciting developmental milestone for kids, but can also be a challenging and daunting time for parents and caregivers. Every child has unique needs and motivation, so traditional methods may not work for all kids. Here are some tips from our ABA team to hopefully help to with potty […]

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All About Reinforcement

All About Reinforcement

Reinforcement: Your greatest strategy! Reinforcement is one of the most important and powerful strategies when teaching your child a new skill or behavior. It is what occurs immediately following a behavior to increase the future likelihood that the behavior will happen again. In other words, reinforcement strengthens a behavior.  You can check out this video […]

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Functions of Behavior

Functions of Behavior

Functions of behavior: Why are they doing it!?   All of our behavior serves a purpose. For example, we may text or call our friends because we want to talk to them. We may go to work for monetary reasons. Whatever it may be, all behavior occurs for a reason, even for our kiddos. Sometimes […]

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Tips for Picky Eaters

Tips for Picky Eaters

Let’s Talk About Picky Eaters! No one likes to eat foods that they don’t like. Not you. Not me. Definitely not our kids. While mealtime should be an enjoyable experience, it’s understandably one of the most common and difficult scenarios for picky eaters. However, it doesn’t have to be! Here are some tips from one […]

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